Carl Sorensen is in the passenger seat of a car as it races through the Golden Triangle toward Santa Fe. It has been four minutes since he walked off stage after a set playing drums for Science Partner at a Westword Music Showcase pre-party, and there are only six minutes left before he is late for ... More >>
The Day of the Doctor is upon us, and it has been fifty years in the making. The longest-running sci-fi series in television history, Doctor Who is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary with a
Baker Street Pub & Grill, a Sherlock Holmes-themed eatery, has closed in Boulder; three more links in that national chain are still open in the Denver area. See also: Baker Street Pub & Grill in Boulder has closed
Returning to the Boulder Book Store for the first time since 2006, Chuck Klosterman was a new breed of literary animal on this visit. Now the author of two fiction novels and a new essay collection about the dark truths of self-deception, Klosterman is no longer the dismissable pop nerd who instruct ... More >>
Valentine's Day fell on Thursday this year, but some of the love will carry through the weekend. Whether a V-Day-themed roller-skating party is your jam or you're in the mood for a little friendly Vogue-posing competition, there are plenty of parties to choose from across the city -- and none of the ... More >>
The great thing about Halloween falling on a week day is that it means there will be parties on both of the surrounding weekends. The fun kicks off tonight, and there are plenty of inexpensive events to enjoy -- everything costume parties to pet-costume parties to a chance to be an amateur sleuth. A ... More >>
In Abattoir, the new novel by local horror authors Christopher Leppek and Emanuel Isler, an aging building gets renovated into trendy lofts, but its violent past remains hidden beneath the new surface. The duo's second novel -- following 2001's Chaosicon -- is, as Leppek puts it, a "haunted house on ... More >>
How the Denver Post and Perry Mason ruined a Colorado murder case
A Flickr photoYou don't have to be Sherlock Holmes to track these prints...Congratulations, Patrick Moat, Ryan Spear and Brian Coshnitzke. You've just put your marks in the History of Stupid Criminals -- marks shaped like the footprints in the snow police were able to follow to your door. Gr ... More >>
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Dr. Watson's Neglected Patients unite for Guy Fawkes Day.
8.24.07 Le Meridien Hotel Resort Bora Bora, French Polynesia South Pacific Subject: Death on the Zero Horizon PBC, A fatality introduced me to Niko and Chad a few days ago in Papeete, Tahiti. I had just arrived from Auckland and was settled in by the pool at my hotel, sneaking spikes of rum ... More >>
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Special-effects wizard Phil Tippett--creator of Starship Troopers' murderous bugs--envisions the digital future.
THESE SCIENTISTS AND COPS DIG DEEP FOR THE TRUTH. SOMETIMES THEY UNEARTH MORE.